assume, acquire, adopt, take on, takeverb
take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
"His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
assume, adopt, take on, take oververb
take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
"When will the new President assume office?"
undertake, tackle, take onverb
accept as a challenge
"I'll tackle this difficult task"
accept, admit, take, take onverb
admit into a group or community
"accept students for graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"
meet, encounter, play, take onverb
contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
"Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
To acquire, bring in, or introduce.
To begin to have or exhibit.
To assume responsibility for.
To attempt to fight or compete.
To catch on, do well; to become popular.
The numerical value of take on in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of take on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
This case demonstrates that US government employees will be held accountable for failing to honor the trust placed in them when they take on such sensitive assignments.
The messages from friends and colleauges that Ive received over the past 15 hours have been humbling, honored to announce, officially, that I have been nominated to serve as Secretary of State. If confirmed, this is a mission I will take on with my full heart.
Energy has become a value sector and even some of those managers don't want to take on the risk.
People underestimate the corrosive effect it has, it's like when you have a substitute teacher in your classroom. They aren't going to take on the tough issues.
They could take on securities that they might not want as a favor and that's when things get hairy.
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